Tag Archives: YakTrax


Arctic Circle Cross Border Hill Repeats: A Finland-Norway Runaround

People always talk about running XC (cross country) in school, but today, I truly ran cross-country.  I crossed an international border over and over again as part of my hill repeats. Here, let me explain.  The Girl and I are … Read More Here

A hill workout in the snow

Yesterday evening, with yet another impending snowstorm I had a decision to make – try and drive to an open treadmill, or tough it out on the snow covered hills for my weekly hill repeats.  On one hand I have … Read More Here

A snowy food filled weekend

Let’s just get right into the action, by starting where I left off on Friday evening as nightfall fell (hmm…does that mean it fell twice?) – it looked like this: While the snow was starting to fall, the Girl got … Read More Here

Running in a Blizzard

It’s cold. Really really damn cold. It’s now Wednesday evening, and the weather has settled down a bit (though, not above 0*F).  But, it wasn’t always that way. (Regan National airport in DC, as I left Sunday night…my little plane … Read More Here